Virtualization Industry Acquisitions

Citrix Acquires Cedexis and CloudJumper Acquires IndependenceIT On February 12, Citrix announced that it has acquired Cedexis, a Portland-based leader in the Internet traffic management space. On February 13, CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) provider, announced that it …
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“I Want to Get Out of the Data Center Business”

CIOs everywhere are stating that they want to get out of the data center business and move to the cloud. Is this just a temporary, trendy shift or a long-term solution? Cloud providers such as Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Google, …
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Layoffs at Citrix…What’s Next?

Over the past couple of days, various Citrix employees have been invited to meetings and conference calls wherein they’ve received layoff notifications. While the full extent of the layoffs is unknown, it appears that the Octoblu, ShareFile/Podio, XenMobile, and App Layering …
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Just Two Weeks before VMworld: Citrix vs. VMware

With VMworld just two weeks away, some of the key differences between Citrix and VMware are coming to the fore. XenApp/XenDesktop and Horizon are clearly the market leaders in the end user computing space, and Citrix and VMware compete fiercely …
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Citrix Has a New President and CEO: David Henshall

In an unexpected move yesterday, Citrix announced that David Henshall has been appointed as its new president and CEO, effective immediately. The former president and CEO, Kirill Tatarinov, reportedly left the company as part of a “mutual separation decision.” During …
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